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The Calimesa Library collection contains audiovisual material (moving images and audio), texts, and images from the 1940s to 2010s. A majority of the collection consists of materials related to World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Gulf War. Materials include student artwork, enlistment records, discharge records, correspondence, and oral interviews.



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Description : Limited release Armed Services Edition of Laura, front and back cover. One edition of unabridged literature available to troops during wartime through the Council of Books in Wartime. Additional Description : Laurin Woodruff is a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was born on May 25, 1927 in Wausau, Wisconsin. He enlisted and served in the Navy. His highest rank was Seaman First Class. After he served at the end of World War II he fought during the Korean Conflict. His...
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Source: 2 Pages of 2: Book
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Description : Circulated during the war. Additional Description : Upton Wade Naron was a veteran of World War II. He was born in San Diego, California on October 31, 1917 and pass away on January 2, 1999. He enlisted and served in the Army starting in 1947 and in the Air Force starting in 1960. Although he retired in 1967 he completed special projects for the Air Force until the early 1970s. He also served in South America, including training men for the Bay of Pigs Invasion. The locations of...
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Source: 2 Pages of 2: Flyer
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Note : Contains nudity Description : Certain personal information is blacked out. Additional Description : Edward J. Sarvis is a veteran of World War II. He was born in Warren, Pennsylvania on June 19, 1924. He enlisted and served in the Army Air Corp. His highest rank was sergeant. He served in multiple squadrons as a flight engineer airplane mechanic, including the 8th Air Force, the 1466 Air Force Base Unit. The 17 bases he was posted at and battles locations were in India, Alaska and...
Topics: californiarevealed, World War II, Sarvis, Edward, The War Comes Home
Source: 44 Pages of 44: Photographs
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Additional Description : Upton Wade Naron was a veteran of World War II. He was born in San Diego, California on October 31, 1917 and pass away on January 2, 1999. He enlisted and served in the Army starting in 1947 and in the Air Force starting in 1960. Although he retired in 1967 he completed special projects for the Air Force until the early 1970s. He also served in South America, including training men for the Bay of Pigs Invasion. The locations of his service were many, including special...
Topics: californiarevealed, World War II, Naron, Upton, The War Comes Home
Source: 2 Pages of 2: Manuscript
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Description : Postmarked (four times) from the modern capital city of the Philippines, Manila (spelled Maynila). The 14 stamps depict scenes from the country, including nature and working in the fields. Additional Description : Upton Wade Naron was a veteran of World War II. He was born in San Diego, California on October 31, 1917 and pass away on January 2, 1999. He enlisted and served in the Army starting in 1947 and in the Air Force starting in 1960. Although he retired in 1967 he completed...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, World War II, Naron, Upton
Source: 1 Page of 1: Letter
Additional Description : Upton Wade Naron was a veteran of World War II. He was born in San Diego, California on October 31, 1917 and pass away on January 2, 1999. He enlisted and served in the Army starting in 1947 and in the Air Force starting in 1960. Although he retired in 1967 he completed special projects for the Air Force until the early 1970s. He also served in South America, including training men for the Bay of Pigs Invasion. The locations of his service were many, including special...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, World War II, Naron, Upton
Source: 1 Page of 1: Flyer
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Description : Paul Burton's book, Escape from Terror, front and back cover. Book subtitle is The Five Explosive Worlds of Combat, Capture, Confinement, Chaos and Escape from Nazi Germany. Paul Burton is Richard Burton's father. Features an image of Burton, Richard Burton's father, and a brief biography. Book subtitle is The Five Explosive Worlds of Combat, Capture, Confinement, Chaos and Escape from Nazi Germany. Series Title : The War Comes Home, Paul Burton Source : 2 Pages of 2: Book Rights...
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Source: 2 Pages of 2: Book
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Description : Certain information blacked out due to personally identifiable information (PII) purposes. Only a portion of the form visible. Additional Description : Bert Allen Bailiff is a veteran of World War II. He was born in Loma Linda, California on October 21, 1923. He enlisted and served from December 1942 to October 1945 in the Army Air Corps. His highest earned rank was Master Sergeant. Bailiff served in battles and campaigns in Normandy and Central Europe as well as serving in Africa...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, World War II, Bailiff, Bert
Source: 1 Page of 1: Manuscript
Description : Depicts a soldier holding his child. Additional Description : For the War Comes Home Art Contest, local students were shown photo collages of wartime photography and asked to respond by creating an original piece of art. The art projects below were created by Yucaipa High School students in teacher Jeff MarshallÕs art classes. Series Title : The War Comes Home, Yuicaipa High School Art Projects Source : 1 Page of 1: Manuscript Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Riverside...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, Student Artwork
Source: 1 Page of 1: Manuscript
Description : Many notes indicate the location of soldiers, landing zones, and military bases. Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals and service...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, Vietnam War, Gustafsson, Eric
Source: 1 Page of 1: Manuscript
Description : Includes rain cover which collected rainwater for drinking. A .50 Cal is placed atop a bunker which was used at landing zone from time to time. Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, Vietnam War, Gustafsson, Eric
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals and service awards he received were a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and an award for combat infantry. Series...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, Vietnam War, Gustafsson, Eric
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
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Description : Certain information blacked out due to personally identifiable information (PII) purposes. Additional Description : Bert Allen Bailiff is a veteran of World War II. He was born in Loma Linda, California on October 21, 1923. He enlisted and served from December 1942 to October 1945 in the Army Air Corps. His highest earned rank was Master Sergeant. Bailiff served in battles and campaigns in Normandy and Central Europe as well as serving in Africa and the Middle East. He was...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, World War II, Bailiff, Bert
Source: 1 Page of 1: Manuscript
Description : Colored in black-and-white unlike his previous photos. Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals and service awards he received were a...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
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Description : Depicts the room of a soldier who appears to have has passed away with his uniform, etc. hung up, an "In Loving Memory" card, and the text on the wall "I'm Already Gone." Additional Description : For the War Comes Home Art Contest, local students were shown photo collages of wartime photography and asked to respond by creating an original piece of art. The art projects below were created by Yucaipa High School students in teacher Jeff MarshallÕs art classes....
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, Student Artwork
Source: 1 Page of 1: Manuscript
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Description : Depicts a military family reuniting. Additional Description : For the War Comes Home Art Contest, local students were shown photo collages of wartime photography and asked to respond by creating an original piece of art. The art projects below were created by Yucaipa High School students in teacher Jeff MarshallÕs art classes. Series Title : The War Comes Home, Yuicaipa High School Art Projects Source : 1 Page of 1: Manuscript Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Riverside...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Manuscript
Description : Featured in a publication or periodical. Additional Description : Edward J. Sarvis is a veteran of World War II. He was born in Warren, Pennsylvania on June 19, 1924. He enlisted and served in the Army Air Corp. His highest rank was sergeant. He served in multiple squadrons as a flight engineer airplane mechanic, including the 8th Air Force, the 1466 Air Force Base Unit. The 17 bases he was posted at and battles locations were in India, Alaska and England. He also participated in...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, World War II, Sarvis, Edward
Source: 1 Page of 1: Clipping
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Description : Depicts a military family reuniting. Additional Description : For the War Comes Home Art Contest, local students were shown photo collages of wartime photography and asked to respond by creating an original piece of art. The art projects below were created by Yucaipa High School students in teacher Jeff MarshallÕs art classes. Series Title : The War Comes Home, Yuicaipa High School Art Projects Source : 1 Page of 1: Manuscript Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Riverside...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Manuscript
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Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals and service awards he received were a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and an award for combat infantry. Series...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, Vietnam War, Gustafsson, Eric
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
Description : One is waiting to leave the station while the other has been retired and sits chained off adjacent to the tracks. Additional Description : Edward J. Sarvis is a veteran of World War II. He was born in Warren, Pennsylvania on June 19, 1924. He enlisted and served in the Army Air Corp. His highest rank was sergeant. He served in multiple squadrons as a flight engineer airplane mechanic, including the 8th Air Force, the 1466 Air Force Base Unit. The 17 bases he was posted at and...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, World War II, Sarvis, Edward
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
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Description : Most of the framed image is visible. Additional Description : Edward J. Sarvis is a veteran of World War II. He was born in Warren, Pennsylvania on June 19, 1924. He enlisted and served in the Army Air Corp. His highest rank was sergeant. He served in multiple squadrons as a flight engineer airplane mechanic, including the 8th Air Force, the 1466 Air Force Base Unit. The 17 bases he was posted at and battles locations were in India, Alaska and England. He also participated in the...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, World War II, Sarvis, Edward
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
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Description : All soldiers in combat gear and standing next to a structure. Additional Description : Ray R. Quinto is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born on July 18, 1939 in Taos, New Mexico. He served from August 1956 to September 1997 in the Navy. His highest rank was Captain MSC and the units he served in were the 3rd and 1st Marine Divisions. He served in two tours in Vietnam and in the United States and Japan. In Vietnam he was a senior hospital corpsman and served in an...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
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Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals and service awards he received were a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and an award for combat infantry. Series...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, Vietnam War, Gustafsson, Eric
Source: 1 Page of 1: Letter
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Description : Certain information blacked out due to personally identifiable information (PII) purposes. Additional Description : Bert Allen Bailiff is a veteran of World War II. He was born in Loma Linda, California on October 21, 1923. He enlisted and served from December 1942 to October 1945 in the Army Air Corps. His highest earned rank was Master Sergeant. Bailiff served in battles and campaigns in Normandy and Central Europe as well as serving in Africa and the Middle East. He was...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, World War II, Bailiff, Bert
Source: 1 Page of 1: Manuscript
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Description : Depicts a bird and peace leaves around an American flag. Additional Description : For the War Comes Home Art Contest, local students were shown photo collages of wartime photography and asked to respond by creating an original piece of art. The art projects below were created by Yucaipa High School students in teacher Jeff MarshallÕs art classes. Series Title : The War Comes Home, Yuicaipa High School Art Projects Source : 1 Page of 1: Manuscript Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Manuscript
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Description : Written to the Mexican military or Central Committee on Civil Defense authorities to recommend and ensure Acevedo passes the border to join the U.S. military as a medic. Additional Description : Anthony C. Acevedo is a veteran of World War II. He was born in San Bernardino, California on July 3, 1924. He was drafted and served in the Army from August 1943 to December 1945. His highest rank was Corporal. He served in the Medic Corp performing surgeries in Europe, including Vichy,...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, World War II, Acevedo, Anthony
Source: 1 Page of 1: Letter
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Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals and service awards he received were a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and an award for combat infantry. Series...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, Vietnam War, Gustafsson, Eric
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
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Description : Included a radio as well as ammo box, which was used for storing personal belongings more so than ammo. Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia....
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, Vietnam War, Gustafsson, Eric
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
Description : Includes a rain cover which collected rainwater for drinking. Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals and service awards he received...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, Vietnam War, Gustafsson, Eric
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
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Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals and service awards he received were a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and an award for combat infantry. Series...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, Vietnam War, Gustafsson, Eric
Source: 1 Page of 1: Letter
Description : Photo album front cover with the title Alaska with images of the state and inside cover of Sarvis' photo album with a map attached of the Alaska Highway Additional Description : Edward J. Sarvis is a veteran of World War II. He was born in Warren, Pennsylvania on June 19, 1924. He enlisted and served in the Army Air Corp. His highest rank was sergeant. He served in multiple squadrons as a flight engineer airplane mechanic, including the 8th Air Force, the 1466 Air Force Base Unit....
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Source: 2 Pages of 2: Photograph
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Description : Depicts the transition from military to civilian life. Additional Description : For the War Comes Home Art Contest, local students were shown photo collages of wartime photography and asked to respond by creating an original piece of art. The art projects below were created by Yucaipa High School students in teacher Jeff MarshallÕs art classes. Series Title : The War Comes Home, Yuicaipa High School Art Projects Source : 1 Page of 1: Manuscript Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Manuscript
Description : Depicts a saluting soldier. Additional Description : For the War Comes Home Art Contest, local students were shown photo collages of wartime photography and asked to respond by creating an original piece of art. The art projects below were created by Yucaipa High School students in teacher Jeff MarshallÕs art classes. Series Title : The War Comes Home, Yuicaipa High School Art Projects Source : 1 Page of 1: Manuscript Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Riverside County...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Manuscript
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Description : Back side includes the message text. Additional Description : Upton Wade Naron was a veteran of World War II. He was born in San Diego, California on October 31, 1917 and pass away on January 2, 1999. He enlisted and served in the Army starting in 1947 and in the Air Force starting in 1960. Although he retired in 1967 he completed special projects for the Air Force until the early 1970s. He also served in South America, including training men for the Bay of Pigs Invasion. The...
Topics: californiarevealed, World War II, Naron, Upton, The War Comes Home
Source: 2 Pages of 2: Postcard
Description : Standing behind a building. Additional Description : Edward J. Sarvis is a veteran of World War II. He was born in Warren, Pennsylvania on June 19, 1924. He enlisted and served in the Army Air Corp. His highest rank was sergeant. He served in multiple squadrons as a flight engineer airplane mechanic, including the 8th Air Force, the 1466 Air Force Base Unit. The 17 bases he was posted at and battles locations were in India, Alaska and England. He also participated in the Pacific...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, World War II, Sarvis, Edward
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
Description : Featured in a publication or periodical. Additional Description : Edward J. Sarvis is a veteran of World War II. He was born in Warren, Pennsylvania on June 19, 1924. He enlisted and served in the Army Air Corp. His highest rank was sergeant. He served in multiple squadrons as a flight engineer airplane mechanic, including the 8th Air Force, the 1466 Air Force Base Unit. The 17 bases he was posted at and battles locations were in India, Alaska and England. He also participated in...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Clipping
Description : Admitted him to Air Force Stations. Additional Description : Upton Wade Naron was a veteran of World War II. He was born in San Diego, California on October 31, 1917 and pass away on January 2, 1999. He enlisted and served in the Army starting in 1947 and in the Air Force starting in 1960. Although he retired in 1967 he completed special projects for the Air Force until the early 1970s. He also served in South America, including training men for the Bay of Pigs Invasion. The...
Topics: californiarevealed, World War II, Naron, Upton, The War Comes Home
Source: 2 Pages of 2: Flyer
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Description : The city's name can also be spelled "Qingdao." Additional Description : Kenneth D. Cooper is a veteran of World War II. He was born on February 2, 1928 in Oneida, Kansas. He enlisted and served in the Navy from January 1946 to November 1947. His highest rank was Yeoman 3rd Class. He served on the USS Dixie and as well as in Honolulu, the South Sea, and Tsingtao (present day Qingdao), China. His special duties included observing an atomic bomb test at Bikini Atoll and...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, World War II, Cooper, Kenneth
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Description : Depicts a military family reuniting. Additional Description : For the War Comes Home Art Contest, local students were shown photo collages of wartime photography and asked to respond by creating an original piece of art. The art projects below were created by Yucaipa High School students in teacher Jeff MarshallÕs art classes. Series Title : The War Comes Home, Yuicaipa High School Art Projects Source : 1 Page of 1: Manuscript Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Riverside...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Manuscript
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Description : Certain military identification information is blacked out. Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals and service awards he received...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, Vietnam War, Gustafsson, Eric
Source: 1 Page of 1: Manuscript
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Description : One edition of unabridged literature available to troops during wartime through the Council of Books in Wartime. Additional Description : Laurin Woodruff is a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was born on May 25, 1927 in Wausau, Wisconsin. He enlisted and served in the Navy. His highest rank was Seaman First Class. After he served at the end of World War II he fought during the Korean Conflict. His service was away from combat and involved ship maintenance. The...
Topics: californiarevealed, World War II, Korean War, Woodruff, Laurin, The War Comes Home
Source: 2 Pages of 2: Book
Description : In an outdoor setting. Additional Description : Edward J. Sarvis is a veteran of World War II. He was born in Warren, Pennsylvania on June 19, 1924. He enlisted and served in the Army Air Corp. His highest rank was sergeant. He served in multiple squadrons as a flight engineer airplane mechanic, including the 8th Air Force, the 1466 Air Force Base Unit. The 17 bases he was posted at and battles locations were in India, Alaska and England. He also participated in the Pacific and...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
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Description : Presumably imprinted on a folder or binder. Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals and service awards he received were a Purple...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
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Description : Colored in black-and-white unlike his previous photos. Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals and service awards he received were a...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
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Description : Depicts a soldier hoping to return home. Additional Description : For the War Comes Home Art Contest, local students were shown photo collages of wartime photography and asked to respond by creating an original piece of art. The art projects below were created by Yucaipa High School students in teacher Jeff MarshallÕs art classes. Series Title : The War Comes Home, Yuicaipa High School Art Projects Source : 1 Page of 1: Manuscript Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by...
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Description : Colored in black-and-white unlike his previous photos. Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals and service awards he received were a...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
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Description : Photograph of Naron's flight class in front of an airplane (he is fifth from the left), 1947 Additional Description : Upton Wade Naron was a veteran of World War II. He was born in San Diego, California on October 31, 1917 and pass away on January 2, 1999. He enlisted and served in the Army starting in 1947 and in the Air Force starting in 1960. Although he retired in 1967 he completed special projects for the Air Force until the early 1970s. He also served in South America,...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
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Description : Sent presumably to his family. Attached is a news clipping entitled "1st Cav Div." Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals...
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Source: 4 Pages of 4: Letter
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Description : Depicts a saluting soldier in silhouette. Additional Description : For the War Comes Home Art Contest, local students were shown photo collages of wartime photography and asked to respond by creating an original piece of art. The art projects below were created by Yucaipa High School students in teacher Jeff MarshallÕs art classes. Series Title : The War Comes Home, Yuicaipa High School Art Projects Source : 1 Page of 1: Manuscript Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Manuscript
Description : Features a helmet with an American flag design in front of a cameo backdrop with the text "Welcome Home." Additional Description : For the War Comes Home Art Contest, local students were shown photo collages of wartime photography and asked to respond by creating an original piece of art. The art projects below were created by Yucaipa High School students in teacher Jeff MarshallÕs art classes. Series Title : The War Comes Home, Yuicaipa High School Art Projects Source...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Manuscript
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Description : The letter is most likely due to Parker joining the Royal Air Force (RAF). Additional Description : Sharon Jean (Miller) Parker is a veteran of Desert Storm. She was born in Riverside, California on April 29, 1967. She enlisted and served in the Air Force. Her highest ranks earned were Senior Airman and Sergeant E-4. She served in the Royal Air Force in the United Kingdom and in an Air Force Base in Germany. She received many awards for his service in the Air force, including, but...
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Additional Description : Sharon Jean (Miller) Parker is a veteran of Desert Storm. She was born in Riverside, California on April 29, 1967. She enlisted and served in the Air Force. Her highest ranks earned were Senior Airman and Sergeant E-4. She served in the Royal Air Force in the United Kingdom and in an Air Force Base in Germany. She received many awards for his service in the Air force, including, but not limited to, a Training Ribbon, Small Arms Expert Marksman, the National Defense...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Letter
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by War Department; Witsell, Edward
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Description : Sent for his service in the Enlisted Reserve Corps. Certain personal information is blacked out. Additional Description : Upton Wade Naron was a veteran of World War II. He was born in San Diego, California on October 31, 1917 and pass away on January 2, 1999. He enlisted and served in the Army starting in 1947 and in the Air Force starting in 1960. Although he retired in 1967 he completed special projects for the Air Force until the early 1970s. He also served in South America,...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Letter
Description : Pyle wrote a column about the wartime experiences of the most soldiers, which Szukala must have read. Additional Description : Michael A. Szukala is a veteran of World War II. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on November 1, 1925. He enlisted and served from February 1943 to March 1946 in the Coast Guard. His highest rank was Fireman 1st Class. He served on the USS LST-770, for which he volunteered for because he was not originally assigned to this post. He fought in the Asia...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Newsletter
Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals and service awards he received were a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and an award for combat infantry. Series...
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Description : They are standing in front of what appears to be a wall mural imitating a boat deck with a fake fish hanging. Gammey holding a fishing pole and in formal uniform. Additional Description : Joseph W. Gammy is a veteran of World War II. He was born on March 3, 1918 in Florence, Wisconsin and passed away on December 30, 1989. He enlisted and served from August 1940 to November 1945 in the Army Air Corps. His highest rank was Master Sergeant he served in the 824th Air Engineers...
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Description : Written to the Mexican military or Central Committee on Civil Defense authorities to recommend and ensure Acevedo passes the border to join the U.S. military as a medic. Additional Description : Anthony C. Acevedo is a veteran of World War II. He was born in San Bernardino, California on July 3, 1924. He was drafted and served in the Army from August 1943 to December 1945. His highest rank was Corporal. He served in the Medic Corp performing surgeries in Europe, including Vichy,...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Letter
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Description : Minute Markers and Topics of Audio Recording of Interview; 0:10, Early life and family; 0:40, Life before military service; 1:00, Family members who served in the military; 1:30, Enlisted in the Air Force and reasons why; 2:10, Basic training; 2:50, Adaptation to military life; 4:00, Service experience on a base; 5:30, Combat training; 6:50, Friendships formed; 7:10, Served as a technician on the base; 8:10, Off-duty activities; 9:10, Communication with family and friends; 9:35,...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, Korean War
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Description : Issued at Frankfurt, Germany and retrieved at Mussberg, Germany. Certain personal information blacked out. Additional Description : Norman D. Gibbs is a veteran of World War II. He was born in Waterloo, Iowa on November 12, 1925. He enlisted and served from February 1944 to November 1945 in the Army Air Force. His highest rank earned was Staff Sergeant. Units he served in include the 463 Bomb Group 775 Squadron and the 15th Air Force. He was engaged in the Rhineland Air Combat...
Topics: californiarevealed, World War II, Gibbs, Norman, The War Comes Home
Source: 4 Pages of 4: Manuscript
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Description : One edition of unabridged literature available to troops during wartime through the Council of Books in Wartime. Additional Description : Laurin Woodruff is a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was born on May 25, 1927 in Wausau, Wisconsin. He enlisted and served in the Navy. His highest rank was Seaman First Class. After he served at the end of World War II he fought during the Korean Conflict. His service was away from combat and involved ship maintenance. The...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Clipping
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Description : One features what appears to be barracks and two depict soldiers practicing drills. Additional Description : Michael A. Szukala is a veteran of World War II. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on November 1, 1925. He enlisted and served from February 1943 to March 1946 in the Coast Guard. His highest rank was Fireman 1st Class. He served on the USS LST-770, for which he volunteered for because he was not originally assigned to this post. He fought in the Asia Pacific Theatre and was...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
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Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals and service awards he received were a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and an award for combat infantry. Series...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
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by 1st Cavalry Division Association
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Description : Depicts men leaving a helicopter and the numbers 69 and 70 as well. Appears to be a sticker. Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
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by Algeria; Italy; Yugoslavia; Gibbs, Norman
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Description : Leaflet circulated during the war presumably by the US military stationed in Japan. Additional Description : Norman D. Gibbs is a veteran of World War II. He was born in Waterloo, Iowa on November 12, 1925. He enlisted and served from February 1944 to November 1945 in the Army Air Force. His highest rank earned was Staff Sergeant. Units he served in include the 463 Bomb Group 775 Squadron and the 15th Air Force. He was engaged in the Rhineland Air Combat Balkans and in battles and...
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Source: 2 Pages of 2: Manuscript
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by United States Armed Forces; Goffin, Robert
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Description : One edition of unabridged literature available to troops during wartime through the Council of Books in Wartime. Additional Description : Laurin Woodruff is a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was born on May 25, 1927 in Wausau, Wisconsin. He enlisted and served in the Navy. His highest rank was Seaman First Class. After he served at the end of World War II he fought during the Korean Conflict. His service was away from combat and involved ship maintenance. The...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Clipping
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Description : Depicts a soldier in formal uniform saluting a helmet on a gravestone in front of an American flag. Additional Description : For the War Comes Home Art Contest, local students were shown photo collages of wartime photography and asked to respond by creating an original piece of art. The art projects below were created by Yucaipa High School students in teacher Jeff MarshallÕs art classes. Series Title : The War Comes Home, Yuicaipa High School Art Projects Source : 1 Page of 1:...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, Student Artwork
Source: 1 Page of 1: Manuscript
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Description : The image shows smaller vessels tied up for repair. Additional Description : Kenneth D. Cooper is a veteran of World War II. He was born on February 2, 1928 in Oneida, Kansas. He enlisted and served in the Navy from January 1946 to November 1947. His highest rank was Yeoman 3rd Class. He served on the USS Dixie and as well as in Honolulu, the South Sea, and Tsingtao (present day Qingdao), China. His special duties included observing an atomic bomb test at Bikini Atoll and being...
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Description : He was a camera around his neck. Additional Description : Joseph W. Gammy is a veteran of World War II. He was born on March 3, 1918 in Florence, Wisconsin and passed away on December 30, 1989. He enlisted and served from August 1940 to November 1945 in the Army Air Corps. His highest rank was Master Sergeant he served in the 824th Air Engineers Squadron in Europe. He also was involved with the Photographic Reconnaissance, Photo Supply Section and Technical Sergeant Air Corps....
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, World War II, Gammey, Joseph
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals and service awards he received were a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and an award for combat infantry. Series...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, Vietnam War, Gustafsson, Eric
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals and service awards he received were a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and an award for combat infantry. Series...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
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Description : Cooper is in full Navy uniform. Additional Description : Kenneth D. Cooper is a veteran of World War II. He was born on February 2, 1928 in Oneida, Kansas. He enlisted and served in the Navy from January 1946 to November 1947. His highest rank was Yeoman 3rd Class. He served on the USS Dixie and as well as in Honolulu, the South Sea, and Tsingtao (present day Qingdao), China. His special duties included observing an atomic bomb test at Bikini Atoll and being the Secretary of the...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph
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Description : The bar's name is Glory Bar. The city's name can also be spelled "Qingdao." Additional Description : Kenneth D. Cooper is a veteran of World War II. He was born on February 2, 1928 in Oneida, Kansas. He enlisted and served in the Navy from January 1946 to November 1947. His highest rank was Yeoman 3rd Class. He served on the USS Dixie and as well as in Honolulu, the South Sea, and Tsingtao (present day Qingdao), China. His special duties included observing an atomic bomb...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Flyer
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Description : Certain military identification information is blacked out. Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals and service awards he received...
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Source: 1 Page of 1: Manuscript
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Description : Entitled "Bill of Fare for the General Mess" for the week of July 23, 1945. Additional Description : Michael A. Szukala is a veteran of World War II. He was born in Chicago, Illinois on November 1, 1925. He enlisted and served from February 1943 to March 1946 in the Coast Guard. His highest rank was Fireman 1st Class. He served on the USS LST-770, for which he volunteered for because he was not originally assigned to this post. He fought in the Asia Pacific Theatre and...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, World War II, Suzukla, Michael
Source: 1 Page of 1: Manuscript
Description : Is writing on pieces of paper as well. Additional Description : Eric Gustafsson is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 6, 1950. He was drafted and served in the Army from November 18, 1968 to June 23, 1970. His highest rank was E-4. He served in Company D 2nd Battalion, the 7th Cavalry and the 1st Air Cavalry in the locations of Fort Ord in California, Vietnam and Cambodia. The medals and service awards he received were a Purple Heart,...
Topics: californiarevealed, The War Comes Home, Vietnam War, Gustafsson, Eric
Source: 1 Page of 1: Photograph